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The Windup Girl
3.74
I feel really guilty about giving The Windup Girl only 3 stars. In a perfect world I'd give her 3.5 glasses of ice water and a kink spring, but this i ...more
Mar 15, 2010
Mar 08, 2010
 
The Unit
3.70
Wow I just flew through The Unit, and now my heart just aches for Dorrit, the Dispensables and for the society.

It's the near-future in Sweden, a socie
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Jun 28, 2010
Dec 07, 2009
 
To Say Nothing of the Dog (Oxford Time Travel, #2)
4.13
Part of my March 2010 Hugo Award winner bonanza.
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Wow that was really a fun mash-up of historical fiction, time travel and humor! All lo
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Mar 21, 2010
Feb 26, 2010
 
Beggars in Spain (Sleepless, #1)
3.94
In a near-future world, where genetic engineering of embryos is as possible as choosing the color and features of your new Prius, scientists create pe ...more
Oct 13, 2009
Oct 04, 2009
 
Contact
4.06
I love stories where the world is effectively our own, but then one weird, amazing thing happens that turns the world upside down. Contact has this in ...more
Sep 23, 2009
Sep 08, 2009
 
Hominids (Neanderthal Parallax, #1)
3.75
Part of my March 2010 Hugo Award winner bonanza.

Here's what my husband had to say about the book after he picked it up from the university library: "
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Mar 08, 2010
Mar 03, 2010
 
Beggars and Choosers (Beggars Trilogy)
3.84
Part of my "Finish the series already!" month.
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I really, really loved this book! I don't use love very often with books - partly
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Jul 11, 2010
Apr 26, 2010
 
Spin (Spin, #1)
3.99
What a fun read! A gripping science fiction romp that will leave you dazed, thinking about the size of the Universe, the effects of world-wide crises, ...more
Oct 27, 2009
Aug 28, 2009
 
Axis
3.46
***STOP***
Axis is the sequel to Spin, the second book in a trilogy. If you haven't read Spin, and want to read it unspoiled in the future, don't even
...more
Oct 31, 2009
Oct 28, 2009
 
The End of Marking Time
3.67
First, I have to say I read most of this book while on jury duty (which mostly involves waiting around, then waiting some more), which seemed way too ...more
Jan 18, 2011
Dec 04, 2010
 
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (Dirk Gently #1)
3.96
I feel a bit guilty giving Dirk Gently #1 only 3 stars. After all, it's wickedly clever and chock-a-block with crazy, colorful, and differentiated cha ...more
Feb 24, 2010
Sep 08, 2009
 
The Dervish House
3.83
Another book with flying robot monkeys! (I might be pushing it with the flying adjective, but it's close!)

If you ever dream about nanobots, and you ju
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Sep 04, 2011
Jul 12, 2010
 
7th Son: Descent
4.07
(This review pertains to the written edition of 7th Son, not the original podcast. I've heard some serious editing and changes were made for publicati ...more
Dec 28, 2009
Oct 15, 2009
 
WWW: Wake (WWW, #1)
3.80
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Jan 21, 2010
Dec 28, 2009
 
The Speed of Dark
4.02
None
Jan 08, 2010
Dec 22, 2009
 
Uglies (Uglies, #1)
3.87
None
Jan 17, 2010
Jan 14, 2010
 
The Time Machine
3.84
None
Feb 04, 2010
Jan 31, 2010
 
The Midwich Cuckoos
3.91
None
Mar 19, 2010
Feb 15, 2010
 
China Mountain Zhang
3.94
None
Aug 24, 2012
Feb 22, 2010
 
Darwinia
3.35
None
Feb 02, 2010
Dec 16, 2009
 
The Chronoliths
3.65
None
Dec 16, 2009
Nov 30, 2009
 
The Year of the Flood (MaddAddam, #2)
4.03
None
Oct 04, 2009
Sep 26, 2009
 
The Postman
3.86
None
May 08, 2010
Apr 25, 2010
 
Oryx and Crake
3.98
None
Jul 06, 2003
Jul 06, 2009
 
Darwin's Radio (Darwin's Radio #1)
3.66
None
Mar 2004
Jul 06, 2009
 
Parable of the Talents (Earthseed, #2)
4.17
None
not set
Sep 04, 2010
 
Metro 2033
3.97
None
not set
Sep 12, 2010
 
Flashforward
3.58
None
May 2009
Jul 06, 2009
 
The Minority Report
3.81
None
May 22, 2012
May 22, 2012
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